Felix von Weingartner Directs the Vienna Philharmonic.
Paul Felix von Weingartner, Edler von Münzberg. 로필: (2 June 1863 – 7 May 1942) was an Austrian conductor, composer and pianist. Handel, Felix Weingartner, The London Symphony Orchestra - Concerto Grosso No. 6 In G Minor (2xShellac, 12", Album, Set). Columbia Masterworks, Columbia Masterworks. Beethoven, Felix Weingartner Conducting The The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Beethoven, Felix Weingartner Conducting The The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Symphony No. 7 In A Major, Op. 92 (LP, Mono). Columbia Masterworks.
Felix Weingartner (1 Albums, 1 Tracks). TAGGED AS: felix weingartner. Felix von Weingartner(1863 – 1942) was an Austrian conductor, composer and pianist. Weingartner was born in Zara, Dalmatia, today's Zadar, Croatia, to Austrian parents. He studied with Wilhelm Mayer and in 1881 went to Leipzig to study philosophy, but soon devoted himself entirely to music, entering the Conservatory in 1883 and also studying under Franz Liszt in Weimar. Weingartner became the director of the Königsberg Opera in 1884. From 1908 to 1911 Weingartner was the principal conductor of the Vienna Hofoper succeeding Gustav Mahler; he retained the conductorship of the Vienna Philharmonic until 1927. From 1927 to 1934 he was music director of the Sinfonieorchester Basel. He gave his last concert in London in 1940 and died in Winterthur, Switzerland two years later.
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral". Luise Helletsgruber, soprano Rosette Anday, contralto Georg Maikl, tenor Richard Mayr, bass. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Vienna State Opera Chorus Felix Weingartner, conductor. I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso II. Molto vivace III. Adagio molto e cantabile; Andante moderato IV. Presto. Columbia 78rpm Set 203 (CHAX 61 - CHAX 76) Recorded February 2-5, 1935 Digital transfer by F. Reeder.
Weingartner first studied composition at Graz. In 1907 he succeeded Gustav Mahler as conductor of the Court Opera in Vienna and was conductor of the Vienna Philharmonic from 1908 to 1927. He directed the Vienna State Opera from late 1934 to 1936. In 1937 he became a Swiss citizen. He conducted in London beginning in 1898 with the Royal Philharmonic Society, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Scottish Orchestra. He toured with the New York Philharmonic Society Orchestra in 1906 and conducted opera in Boston (1912–13).
Felix von Weingartner conducted the "Blue Danube" Waltz on the Philharmonic subscription concert program of October 17/18th, and on October 25th, he conducted for the first time a Vienna Philharmonic concert consisting solely of Strauss' works. The first New Year's Concert took place during the darkest chapter of the history of Austria and that of the Vienna Philharmonic. In the midst of barbarism, dictatorship and war, at a time of constant worry regarding the lives of members and their families, the Philharmonic sent an ambivalent signal: the net income from a concert dedicated to compositions by the Strauss dynasty which was performed on December 31, 1939, was donated entirely to the fund-raising campaign rk".
Felix von Weingartner (born 2 June 1863; died Winterthur, 7 May 1942) was an Austrian conductor, composer and pianist. He is remembered today mainly as a conductor, but he also composed many works. Weingartner was born in Zara, Dalmatia, which today is called Zadar in Croatia. His parents were Austrian. They were from a noble family. Felix had the title Edler von Münzberg. The family moved to Graz in 1868. His father died that same year.
Felix Weingartner, who did much to shape the modern art of conducting, studied piano and composition in Graz, Austria with the composer . On the recommendation of Hanslick, he received a stipend from the state, and in 1881 he went on to study philosophy at Leipzig University, later attendi. .In 1939, Weingartner was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society in London. Nor were Weingartner's activities confined to conducting: he was also a prolific composer. His output includes eight operas, six symphonies, two concertos, chamber music and songs, though none of his works had more than a brief success. In 1895, Weingartner wrote a book, On Conducting, in which he accused von Bülow of "wanting to divert the attention of the audience from the music to himself. His baton technique was refined and simple.